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New Mexico Livestock Board Records,

 Collection
Identifier: 1967-002

Scope and Content

As of 2000 collection consists of the records of the New Mexico Livestock Board (1972-1983) and its two predecessors: the New Mexico Cattle Sanitary Board (1887-1957) and the New Mexico Sheep Sanitary Board (1899-1956). Records consists primarily of brand registers. Includes some indexes; registers of strays; annual, special, and fiscal reports; and minutes of board meetings. The listing of brands within the registers varies, some are chronological, some are according to the brand symbol, and some are according to the owners last name.

Dates

  • 1887-[ongoing]

Language of Materials

English.

Access Restrictions

Access is restricted to original territorial records that have been microfilmed. Use microfilm only.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication allowed for research purposes. User responsible for all copyright compliance.

Historical Note

In 1887 the Cattle Sanitary Board was established (1887 NM Laws, Chp. 3, Sec. 1-27) and in 1897 the Sheep Sanitary Board was established (1897 NM Laws, Chp. 52, Sec. 1-11). In 1967 both the Cattle Sanitary Board and the Sheep Sanitary Board were abolished and their duties were transferred to the newly created Livestock Board (1967 NM Laws, Chp. 213, Sec. 1-12). The purpose of the Board is to exercise all general supervision over the livestock interests of the state, to protect the industry from theft and contagious and infectious diseases, and to protect the public from diseased and unwholesome meat and meat products.

Extent

3 linear feet + 136 v.

Alternate Format

A portion of the records from the territorial period are also available on microfilm as part of the Territorial Archives of New Mexico (rolls 94-95).

Related Materials

Additional brand books are located in the New Mexico county records housed at the New Mexico State Archives.

Contact agency directly for recent materials.

General

Contact Information

  1. New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
  2. Archives and Historical Services Division
  3. 1205 Camino Carlos Rey
  4. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
  5. Phone: 505-476-7908
  6. Fax: 505-476-7909
  7. Email: archives@rain.state.nm.us
  8. URL: http://www.state.nm.us/cpr/ahsd_top.htm
Title
Inventory of the New Mexico Livestock Board Records, 1887-[ongoing]
Status
Edited Full Draft
Date
©2000
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • June 28, 2004: PUBLIC "-//New Mexico State Records Center and Archives//TEXT (US::Nm-Ar::1967-002::New Mexico Livestock Board Records)//EN" "nm-ar#1967-002.sgml" converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).
  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives Repository

Contact:
1209 Camino Carlos Rey
Santa Fe NM 87507
(505) 476-7913